Aug 23, 2013 7:00am PDT
technology. they have been using smart phones, ipads and gps devices to monitor the flames and monitor the weather and help coordinate the fire fighting effort. stay with ktvu news all morning among for complete coverage. ktvu's robert handa will have a live report from the fire lines at 7:30. >>> time is 7:16. there's a nationwide movement now to ban saggy pants. the chronicle reports st. lewis, and sub burdens outside of detroit and new orleans and even parts of georgia, some of the areas considering banning saggy pants. supporters of the bill call the style vulgar and disrespectful and others call it a fashion statement and a teenage trend. the aclu says any law that bans saggy pants pants is unconstitutional. >>> a bill allowing noncitizens to serve on a jury if they're in this country legally is headed to governor browns desk. freemont assemblyman, bob rikowski wrote the bill and said it would widen the poll of propertyive jurors. and -- prospective jurors. >>> 7:17. sal is very proficient in traffic. he's telling us about a bad situation in oakland. >>> it's better now. as a matt
Aug 24, 2013 7:00am PDT
start in 2016. >> some doctors saying technology could affect children's sleeping habits. more and more children have access to smart phones, tablets and tvs. doctors say that most of the children using the technologies are getting less than the recommended hours of sleep. study shows poor sleep is connected to poor academic performance. him he are constantly plugged in. they want to know what's going on and they have this need to let everybody else know what's going on. >> what stage of sleep. >> they say school age children need ten hours of sleep and teens need eight. they recommend parents shut down the devices at least one hour before bed. >> a popular pub in the county is using social media as it's new bouncer. the owner of finnegan's is using facebook to screen his patrons. the only way to get in after nine is to be a facebook friend of the pub. the owner said it's a way to avoid problems. patrons say they couldn't be happier with the new process. >> for the most part there is not a lot of trouble here because people know they can be identified. >> the atmosphere has been go
Aug 25, 2013 7:00am PDT
lawsuits trying to stop the program. monitoring pollution on freeways. more on the new technology making it easier to check pollution levels on roadways. >>> a shooting in this union city neighborhood leaves two men dead. neighbors say this crime is so troubling. neighborhood blocked off for house this morning as police try to find who was responsible for an attack that left two people dead. welcome back to mornings on 2. the first and second homicides of the year in union city. investigators spent nearly 8 hours looking for clues and left the scene. detectives are working to track down the shooter who killed two young men this morning. one neighbor heard four gun shots and heard sirens as police raced to the scene. this was around 1:00 in the morning. the double shooting happened near 11th and d-streets. the men were found in the middle of the street, both with gunshot wounds, the coroner removed the body of one of the victim whose died at the scene and the second victim was taken to the hospital by paramedics but didn't survive. each victim with one gunshot wound according the police.
Aug 28, 2013 7:00am PDT
on the technology for autonomous cars. the company says it will have more than one self-driving car available for sale by the year 2020. nissan is the first automaker to make this promise, adding they are aiming for realistic prices for consumers. >>> such a bizarre concept. >> 7:48 is the time. i would just like to snooze a bit while my car takes me to work. >> wouldn't that be nice? >> yes. >> wouldn't that be nice? a little shut-eye. that may come one day. but not right now. the traffic is moving along slowly in san jose. this is northbound 280, live drive time traffic. the camera shows slow traffic. if we move to the maps, i want to show you that the road sensors are picking it up as well as you can see right through here. it stays that way all the way up to cupertino. it's kind of a long one as you drive through. 101 is also slow as well and so is 85 at the bottom of the valley. it is kind of a tough commute for the south bay this morning as you drive through. let's move along and take a look at the peninsula. highway 101, southbound out of belmont, redwood city is slow and it's slow aga